The Literary Tourist
Readers and Places in Romantic and Victorian Britain
By (author) Nicola J. Watson
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Literary Tourist by Nicola J. Watson
Book DescriptionThis original, witty, illustrated study offers the first analytical history of the rise and development of literary tourism in nineteenth-century Britain, associated with authors from Shakespeare, Gray, Keats, Burns and Scott, the Bronte sisters, and Thomas Hardy. Invaluable for the student of travel and literature of the nineteenth century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230210929
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nicola J. Watson
Literary Tourism, the Trossachs and Walter Scott, Paperback (March 2012)
Exploring the potent appeal that links books, places, authors and readers, these essays examine tourism in the Trossachs both before and after 1810. It considers how Sir Walter's writings responded to the landscape, history and literature of the region, and traces his impact on the tourists, authors and artists who thronged in his wake.
Romantics and Victorians, Paperback (November 2011)
This text approaches European romanticism by considering the idea of the romantic author and the romantic inner life,with readings from Wordsworth, Shelley and de Quincey. It explores Victorian culture through a reading of ideas of 'home' and 'abroad' in Emily Bronte, Arthur Conan Doyle and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Children's Literature, Paperback (August 2009)View all books by Nicola J. Watson
This lively and accessible collection of essays by leading scholars and children's writers, some reprinted and others newly commissioned, provides students with high quality critical material on the most widely studied classic and contemporary texts. Chronologically organized, it spans picture books to the cross-over fiction of Harry Potter.
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Author Biography - Nicola J. Watson
NICOLA J. WATSON has taught at Oxford and Harvard, and is currently Senior Lecturer in Literature at the Open University. Her publications include Revolution and the Form of the British Novel, 1790-1825 (1994), At the Limits of Romanticism: Essays in Cultural, Materialist, and Feminist Criticism (with Mary Favret, 1994), an edition of Walter Scott's The Antiquary (2002) and England's Elizabeth: An Afterlife in Fame and Fantasy (with Michael Dobson, 2002).
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